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Child Health Research Network announces Greater Manchester Devolution event

11 October 2017

On Monday 20 November 2017, The Child Health Research Network is holding an event on Greater Manchester Devolution: The Implications and Opportunities for Child Health and Wellbeing Research.

The event takes place in Jean McFarlane Building at The University of Manchester in Room G306b.

For more details and to register for this free event please contact: jane.mann@manchester.ac.uk

The Child Health Research Network is a collaboration between The University of Manchester, local NHS partner trusts, councils and the voluntary sector. The network was founded in 2004 and runs regular interdisciplinary workshops and has a strong track record of submitting and winning research grants.

Child Health Research Network Aims

The aims of the Child Health Research Network (CHRN) are to:

  • bring together researchers in the areas of child health and social care to share research interests, expertise and ideas;
  • encourage collaborative working between different disciplines that can lead to joint research proposals;
  • increase research capacity by working with new partners across the University, NHS and local authorities, and running a network for postgraduates/early career researchers;
  • disseminate the work of the network nationally and internationally, extending partnerships with leading researchers abroad;
  • develop partnerships with the NHS and other service providers to ensure the policy and practical outputs of research and development outputs.

Manchester has significant strengths and opportunities in children’s health and social care research. There is a large population of children in Greater Manchester and the North West which is ethnically diverse, with people from a range of socio-economic backgrounds.

Find out more about the Child Health Research Network.

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